On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 2012

Historical Events

  • 17 people are wounded in a bar shooting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Ilhan Mimaroglu, Turkish electronic music composer and musician, dies at 86
  • William Raspberry, American columnist (Pulitzer 1994), dies at 76
2012 Highlights

About July 17, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer